Clubs and Activites

Note: Students must be an active student and enrolled in Winter Haven High School to participate in clubs.


Club/Organization: Sponsor: Room #: Description:
Hughes 35-219

(Academy of Hospitality and Tourism)

MacCalla 35-209 The WHHS Hospitality and Tourism program offers an exciting opportunity for students to become world-class players in this dynamic business arena through an in-depth look at all aspects of travel and tourism. Students benefit from our unparalleled industry partnerships which provide access to guest speakers, internships, competitions, memberships, scholarships and networking opportunities that help stimulate successful careers in this exciting and booming industry. Students will compete in Orlando at the state level in the Hospitality and Tourism Management Program Competition with a chance to win and advance to the national competition.
A-Team Thompson-Marin & Ross 01-106 Students compete against academic teams from other schools in tournaments in which players are asked questions from the areas of language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, the fine arts, world languages (French and Spanish) and technology. There are five practice rounds.
Band Deases Band Students make music to perform at football games, concerts and special events.
Blue Devil Gamers R. Erb 35-123 Blue Devil Gamers meet once a week and hold monthly tournaments where students compete for the top position! Looking for fun or to meet other gamers? This is the club for you.
BDTV Mizelle 36-107 BDTV is a daily news show informing students and staff of daily events and interesting information.  BDTV also tapes sporting events and enters video contests.  BDTV is an award-winning program that has won national and international acclaim.  Broadcast Journalism is the entry level class with BDTV requiring an application process.
Café Blue Zinsmeister 35-110 Café Blue is an academy consisting of four classes. Students learn how to work in a commercial kitchen with real world experiences. Students can complete the program and earn ServSafe Management and/or ProStart certifications. Students can also save thousands of dollars through an articulation with Johnson and Wales University.
Chess Shoffner 34-118 Students who enjoy playing chess meet periodically with like-minded peers to advance their skill levels.
Chorus Hatley Chorus – 5 Performing music classes that explore various genres of choral music. Gives students the opportunity to perform in the community, All County, All State, and Disney. There are 6 different choruses of which to be a part. Several of them are “Audition Only” and require director approval.
Culture Connection R. Walden 36-223 The purpose of this club is to create experiences that would help increase students’ cultural capital and provide them with opportunities for artistic expression. The Culture Connection will serve as a forum for students to share and experience culture, perform community service, and become activists for change.
 (Distributive Education Clubs of America)
Jaime and MacCalla 35-222 DECA enhances preparation for college and careers by providing co-curricular programs which integrate into classroom instruction, apply learning in the context of business, connect to business and the community while promoting competition. Student members leverage their DECA experience to become academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders. Members compete at the district, state, and national level in a variety of events in the marketing field.
Drama R. Fritz Auditorium Promotes and encourages an appreciation of and participation in live theatre.  In addition to its meetings and activities, the Club will stage at least two mainstage productions (the fall play and spring musical). Blue Devil Drama also sponsors the Blue Devil Comedy Brigade, the longest-running high school improv troupe in Polk County.

Brown 35-212 The Economics club has three main focuses: to expand the student’s knowledge of Economics, to provide service to the community, and to raise funds by developing our student-led ‘business.’ Students will expand their knowledge of Economics through competitions and real-life scenarios. The students will also work together on creating a ‘business’ in which they will raise funds for various community organizations.

(Future Business Leaders of America)

Jaime & MacCalla 35-222 FBLA or PBL, as they are commonly referred, is a career and technical student organization open to all secondary or postsecondary students. FBLA- PBL offers experiences in social interaction, leadership, fall and spring conferences, and national conferences. Students choose from over 75 different competitions at the district, state and national level.

(Fellowship of Christian Athletes)

E. Walker & Newton 01-105, Flagpole Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is a campus ministry that is initiated and led by student-athletes and coaches. The purpose of Campus Ministry is to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with the lost and to grow and mature as a follower of Christ. In FCA students will be challenged to reach their friends and teammates with the love of Christ and serve on and off campus and be the hands and feet of Jesus.

(Future Farmers of America)

McCullough 21-052 AG Future farmers show and sell animals, participate in speaking competitions and science competitions. Additionally, they do leadership activities, supper camps, and work with all kinds of crops.
Freshman Class Reich 36-224 Freshman class officers and representatives create a float for the Homecoming Parade, help clean up after the Homecoming Dance, serve as Prom Pages and assist in any student council events.
GSA Carpenter 34-206 Gender & Sexuality Alliance supporting LGBTQIA students and allies.
Guitar Floyd 34 Media Performing music class that explores different genres of guitar music, gives students the opportunity to perform in the community, All County, Solo & Ensemble, and meet internationally known artists.Guitar Website
HOSA-Future Health Professional
(Health Occupations Students of America)
Hileman & Wiebe 35-103 100% healthcare co-curricular organization that provides students leadership development, community service and recognition for knowledge and skills. HOSA meets the first and third Tuesday of the month.
Interact A. Walker 34-208 Interact is a service club in which students can work together on community service projects in accordance with Interact clubs of communities nationwide.
Japan Club Collins 33-214 – Media 2 Students study the Japanese language and learn about Japanese culture.
Junior Chef Club Zinsmeister 35-110 With Family Career and Community Leaders of America, students participate in competitions at state and national FCCLA conferences. Students also participate in ProStart competitions and have opportunities to earn college scholarships.
Junior Class Archambault 34-221 Junior class officers and representatives create a float for the Homecoming Parade, tally Senior notables, and plan Junior/Senior Prom through fundraisers including Powderpuff, Talent Show and Calendar Couples.
JROTC Sgt. O’Bryon 36-121 The JROTC program is designed to teach high school students the value of citizenship, leadership development, patriotism, service to the community, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment, while instilling in them self-esteem, teamwork, and self-discipline. JROTC Website
Keep Polk County Beautiful Archambault 34-221 JCommunity service including the preservation of wildlife and cleanup projects.
Keyboard Floyd and Hatley 36-103 Beginning with the fundamentals of music and keyboard techniques, then progressing through music theory ideas, as well as different styles and composers of piano music. Students will have performing opportunities in school concerts and All County Piano.Keyboard Website
Key Club Brown 35-212 Key Club International is the oldest and largest service program for high school students. It is a student-led organization that teaches leadership through service to others.
Knitting and Crochet Keep & Newton 34-124
Mu Alpha Theta St. Erb 36-212 Math Honor Society
National Honor Society Rerucha Guidance Office Eligible students are invited to join this Nationally recognized club based on grades, faculty approval, and community service.
Orchestra J. Miller Orchestra Students further their study of string orchestra performance through extracurricular opportunities including All County Orchestra, Solo & Ensemble Festival and Youth Symphony Honor Ensemble.
Robotics D. Hall 35-208 Students on this team compete against other schools to build and design robots. Robots that the team design compete in a technology challenge and can advance from state, to nation, to world competitions.
Senior Class Bachman Guidance Office Senior class officers and representatives plan events for their class including Senior Fling, Grad Bash, and the graduation ceremony.
Sophomore Class R. Walden 36-223 Sophomore class officers and representatives create a float for the Homecoming Parade, provide refreshments for the Homecoming Dance, serve as Prom Pages and help with any duties assigned by student council.
Student Council Archambault 34-221 Representatives from each grade meet to form a student government which organizes elections, Homecoming, and other important events throughout the year. They also promote community service by sponsoring school-wide programs such as Heartland’s “Rudolph Round-Up” to benefit local foster children and Olive Garden’s “Pasta for Pennies” to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Student Helping Homelessness Lenarz 35-205 SHH provides students the opportunity to help the homeless community in our area with a goal to work with soup kitchens to distribute essential items to the homeless.
SWAT Wiebe & Brantley 35-119 Students Working Against Tobacco. SWAT meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month.
Trident Schubele 35-224 Class is an elective credit which meets 5th period and produces the school’s newspaper. Students are taught the basics of journalism.
Tri-M Music Honor Society Floyd & Hatley 36-103 Tri-M is a society of exemplary music students who are dedicated to the art of creating music and sharing it with others through community service.
TSA Hall 35-208 The Technology Student Association enhances personal development, leadership, and career opportunities in STEM, whereby members apply and integrate these concepts through intracurricular activities, competitions, and related programs.
Yearbook Jaime 35-222 Students develop a yearbook in a series of classes called Digital Design 1 through 4 and can earn certifications at the end of the course.